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CNN
Mar 25, 2013 8:00pm PDT
, china's michelle obama, the country is abuzz about its new first lady. and anderson cooper's one-on-one with a really hideous, scary, nasty beast. he is here to tell us about crocs. >>> anderson swimming can krk s michelle obama, the country is abuzz about its new first lady. and anderson cooper's one-on-one with a really hideous, scary, nasty beast. he is here to tell us about crocs. oh, hi thehey!ill. are you in town for another meeting? yup, i brought my a-team. business trips add up to family time. this is my family. this is joe. hi joe! hi there! earn a ton of extra points with the double your hhonors promotion and feel the hamptonality. google's backyard for the wbing it on challenge.. [fight bell: ding, ding] what's your preferred search engine? search engine, uhh, probably google. if we do a side by side blind test comparison, and you end up choosing google, you get an xbox. i'll bet you the xbox, you bet me your son. well let's look up what you need. okay, i would do the left. yeah? what?! i am a daddy! bing wins it! bing won. bing did win. people prefer bing over google for th
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 4:00am PDT
overnight. and president obama is leaving the country later this week to israel. it will be the first time, john and diana, that president obama and vice president biden will be out of the country at the same time. back to you. >> thank you, devin dwyer. in washington for us this morning. >>> tomorrow's installation mass begins at 4:30 eastern time. abc news will have live coverage on air and online. >>> two people are dead after their plane crashed into a south bend neighborhood. the jet was having mechanical problems. as it tried to land at a nearby airport. it hit two houses and then became stuck inside a third home. this woman heard the engine struggling. >> all of a sudden, sputtering or something. and then boom. nothing else. got real quiet. about 30 seconds later, i started hearing fire trucks. i said to my husband, i think a plane just crashed. >> the situation in the neighborhood especially dangerous because of the spilled jet fuel. and the structural damage to the homes. >>> now to the guilty verdicts in the rape case that divided an ohio town and drew attention from around the c
NBC
Mar 20, 2013 4:00am PDT
connection between the two countries. >> warmly welcome president obama to israel. to express our appreciation for what he has done for us. >> the bond between the united states and israel are unbreakable. and the commitment of the united states to the security of israel is ironclad. ♪ thank you for being a friend ♪ traveled down the road >> reporter: so obviously president obama and prime minister netanyahu may not have had the coziest of relationships, but the two countries are reaffirming their alliance to one another, especially in the next couple of days. richard? >> that video reminding us of jibjab perhaps. thank you. >>> the pentagon is launching an investigation into the safety of mortars following an explosion monday night on a base in nevada. this morning the military confirmed eight marines have died and at least six more were injured by a mortar round that went off in a firing tube during an exercise. nbc's dan shennamman has more. >> reporter: this evening veterans and civilians alike joined together at a memorial service to honor the soldiers lost and those woun
FOX News
Mar 21, 2013 12:00am PDT
? and blanch? they have posted an odd video on-line welcoming president obama to the country to the tune from "golden girls." the president had a strained relationship with netanyahu, but as we learned that is changing and their bond is actually 80s sitcom strong. >> the bonds between the united states and israel are unbreakable. and the commitment of the united states to the security of israel is iron clad. >> ♪ thank you for being a friend ♪ sthoat travel down the road and back again ♪ ♪ your heart is true ♪ you're a pal ♪ thank you for being a friend ♪ >> obama's limo in israel broke down after the driver put the wrong fuel in the car. there it is. the car had to be towed away and the driver was killed. for more let's go live to "red eye" senior national correspondent. >> here i thought bill was the coke machine. ambassador. >> it is 15 cents a can, right? >> i want one of those things. i would probably lose a limb. do you think they could have the same relationship as dorothy and rose? are they as close as the golden girls or is this for show? >> it is unbelievable
FOX News
Mar 22, 2013 12:00pm PDT
. that's the word from president obama himself, speaking from jordan. the president says he is confident the syrian president's days are numbered but he is worried what will happen in the country of the deadly assad regime is out. president obama's comments came of the president assad pledged to wipe out forces of darkness from his country, following the reports of a suicide has' last night at a damascus mosque, including a cleric who supported the syrian regime. this is the first time in thesive war that a suicide bomber has struck inside a house of worship, and the sunni cleric who was injured -- or killed, reportedly the most senior religious figure killed in the entirety of the conflict. president assad vowed revenge. we will destroy their extremism until we have cleansed the country. little doubt the syrian leader is referring to the rebel fighters. the opposition denying anything to do with the attack. ed henry is with the president. >>> ed, president obama is under a lot of pressure to take some military action in syria. >> that's right, including from some fellow democrats, who l
SFGTV2
Mar 18, 2013 6:30pm PDT
democrat leader president obama and shout immigration reform for our country this year. we're - we are a city of imgranite and we know that some are fathers and mothers and daughters and son who work hard to commit to this city. it's time to let them come out shadows of our city we must ask washington to pass the immigration reform bill. and we must demand a pathway to citizenship in our society for every american and every san franciscan. and this san francisco of the 21 accounting century requires a violation and move our workers around the city reliablely and efficiently. and, yes i'm talking about our public transit system. i'm talking about all our transportation systems. and one day high-speed rail. i know it's frustrating to push your way onto a overcrowded bus. i know you were frustrated in the past to reach your jobs late. i'm proud to say there's changes on the way and the nation largest addition is once again focused on operations and inviting a maintenance system. this year new hybrid buses will hit the streets. 60 new trillion buses are on the way and 1 hundred and 50 the ve
FOX News
Mar 26, 2013 1:00am PDT
years ago. >> bill: there is no barack obama in the country unless an illegal alien is going to run. >> we didn't think there was a barack obama then. >> bill: we knew barack obama was sitting in the senate. there is nobody there. >> we knew he was a rising star in the party. we didn't even know for sure when hillary seemed so unbeatable that he was even going to run. when he did everybody thought its his first time out. look, that aside. just too many things that can happen between now and the onset of the real political season to be so sure. she is in a strong democratic position in the democratic party. if she runs, she will be a formidable candidate for the nomination. having said that it's a big -- too big a stretch to say she will be some kind of a shoe in. look, if things go badly in the next several years. if the economy doesn't improve. let's assume for the sake of discussion it stays the way it is with persistent high unemployment and sluggish growth and so on. it's not at all clear the country will be in anywhere near ready to elect another democrat. >> bill: maybe so. >>
CNN
Mar 25, 2013 4:00pm PDT
those things. >>> still to come, china's michelle obama, the country is abuzz about its new first lady. and anderson cooper's one-on-one with a really hideous, scary, nasty beast. he is here to tell us about crocs. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. oh, hi thehey!ill. are you in town for another meeting? yup, i brought my a-team. business trips add up to family time. this is my family. this is joe. hi joe! hi there! earn a ton of extra points with the double your hhonors promotion and feel the hamptonality. >>> anderson swimming can krk dials. that's who two wildlife filmmakers in botswana are doing to try to help the world learn more about these amazing -- i think they're gross but we need them. they live on this planet. anderson cooper decided to join them for one of their dives and his story aired on 6 o minutes. here's a p
KCSMMHZ
Mar 20, 2013 2:30pm PDT
this is obama's first trip to the country since he took office. >> to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between our nations, to restate america's unwavering commitment to israel's security, and to speak directly to the people of israel and to your neighbors. >> the israeli government hopes washington can help tackle the region's most pressing challenges. the upheavals triggered by the arabs spring have increased political instability, and the threat of iran's nuclear program is ever present, but not everyone is happy to see obama. palestinians in the occupied west bank and here on the gaza strip have been protesting. >> obama's visit shows that the u.s. is providing legitimacy and support to the occupation of our land. >> obama is scheduled to travel to the west bank and jordan before leaving the region on saturday. >> let's cross over now live to our correspondent, who is covering the president's visit for us. barack obama and benjamin netanyahu have not enjoyed the warmest of relationships. how did they come across at the press conference? >> this was an interesting press conference.
PBS
Mar 24, 2013 6:00pm PDT
maintained influence in the country, but the worse mistake was obama did not negotiate an agreement that would've allowed a residual american presence. we have no influence on the evolution of the country, which is a strategic linchpin. >> so little time, so many mistakes. first of all, in war, there are no unwounded veterans. one out of two americans has applied for disability benefits. 4488 dead. 31,965 wounded. 2 million iraqis displaced. 110,000 dead. a war of aggression. a lone ranger war without a coalition, without the u.s. seeking the cooperation of the united nations. a disaster in every respect. economically, diplomatically and morally. >> do you think the iraqis are worse off? >> iraqi women are worse off. make no mistake about it. >> we agree to disagree on this one. paul ryan's budget passes again. >> i do not think bain capital would ever invest in a business plan for america that would spend less than 5% of its revenue on a growth agenda. >> we still have no budget from the president in violation of the law. he gets his ncaa bracket in on time, but no budget. >> the n
FOX News
Mar 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
democrats all sought a way to offer universal healthcare in the country. president obama accomplished it. 80% ofropes are in opposition to the affordable healthcare act and pretty close high 70-80s% of democrats are in support of it. we had an election and didn't play out as a major issue given mitt romney had a similar plan in massachusetts. when you look at it today you really have to compare, especially given what steve is saying the status quo, which is it's a huge burden on individuals, families and corporate america as it stands now, healthcare costs, versus trying to implement something that is intended to reduce those costs. >> bret: i guess when you hear doctors who are opposed to obama care, or concerned about it. they talk about the $18 million added to medicaid and they talk about it already, doctor shortage and that underpayment for medicare already happens. if you think there is a shortage now, just wait until this thing kicks in in 2014. i guess that is the biggest thing you hear. >> and it points to the distinction between health insurance and real healthcare. you coul
ABC
Mar 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
obama has arriveed in israel three hours ago making the first visit to the country since taking office. air force one landed in tel aviv around 3:15 and the president was welcomed by several israel leaders including president peres and prime minister binyamin netanyahu. the white house says the president is looking to reassure israelis that the united states is committed to supporting their country in the face of any throats. katie marzullo will have more on what is next for the president on his middle east trip coming up in the next half hour. >> the city of santa clara is doing everything it can to lure super bowl 50 to the new 49ers stadium in 2016 includes give up tax revenue. now live from santa clara to explain. >> the santa clara city council decided it can, indeed, afford to give up a variety of tax revenue, all financial demands imposed by the nfl. those demands require the city to give up 9.5 percent hotel tax on 350 rooms for nfl staff, a 10 percent ticket surcharge and 35 percent per ticket fee that funds senior and youth program and $4.54 parking fee. private donati
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 2:30am PDT
agrees with president obama that the country does not face an immediate debt crisis. still, mr. boehner said without entitlement reform, it's only a matter of time until there's a major fiscal fallout. that economic debate will continue in washington as the president shifts his attention overseas this week. tomorrow he will begin his first presidential trip to israel after a sometimes rocky relationship with one of america's most important allies. this four-day trip will see the president meet with prime minister benjamin netanyahu and visit the grave of the father of modern zionism and travel to the west bank city of ramallah to sit down with palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas. a new "washington post"/abc news poll shows 69% of americans think the obama administration should not take a leading role in those negotiations. the president will also focus on iran. according to state tv launched a destroyer in the caspian sea yesterday. israeli leaders are expected to push the president about the white house approach to stopping tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. >>> there's
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 6:30pm EDT
digits, were people blamed george bush and not president obama for the economic problems in this country. he is by far the most unpopular ex-president. that was the problem with election day for you, trying to blend the obama administration for the mess in this country, where the public overwhelmingly believed it was george bush and republican congress have made that mess. >> i would suggest that romney did not do a good job of letting people have the facts that would cause them to hold the obama administration accountable for their policies. i do not take the difference and what you are saying -- >> before these two begin wrestling -- we want to expand the conversation because we want to include questions. >> i am sorry, but having worked for governor romney and president bush, i feel obliged to make a couple of points. >> take your time. [laughter] >> the bush library opens next week, and i believe as people look at his record compared to president obama's record, it will stack up very well, and history will be kind to him. in terms of governor romney, there are things the campaign did
FOX News
Mar 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
obama's second term is reform. the devil is in the details. >> 28 people from 26 countries became the newest american citizens in the fourth natura naturalization ceremony held at the white house since president obama took office. he reminded the audience except for native americans we all trace roots from immigrants. >> immigration keeps us hungry and prosperous. part of what makes this is dynamic country. >> a month after aides leaked his own immigration plan and drew angry reaction from capital hill the white house taken a backseat while bipartisan group of eight senators crashed a plan. similar group in the house. aides deny that obama is unhappy with the work but suggested they need to pick up the pace. >> we are make progress gress but this is not new. >> the path to citizenship for those in the country illegally may not be the sticking point. there is said to be differences between business and labor how much to pay the 200,000 low-skilled workers allowed in the country every year. other political divisions remain. texas republican senator ted cruz doesn't trust the president's
NBC
Mar 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
forecast in the country. >> i think 81 sounds good to anyone. >> i would take it any day, that's perfect weather. >>> president obama says a personal message to the people of iran. >>> rand paul's new plan for citizenship, and corvette takes on a whole new look. >>> welcome back. here are some other stories making news this morning. president obama tapes a message for the iranian people as the country celebrates its new year. in the recording the president briefly speaks farsi. >>> a suspect has been arrested in the murder of daniel pearl. he is believed to have facilitated his kidnapping. >>> colorado governor is expected to sign tough gun control legislation on wednesday. among other things the measure caps limits on magazines and expand background checks on firearms. first piece of legislation in response to last summer's theater shooting. >>> the government will be funded through the end of september reducing the likelihood of a shutdown. there's another vote in house today where it's expected to win approval. >>> rand paul favors path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. >
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
. >> president obama is back in the country today returning his focus to the progressive agenda he outlined in his second inaugural address, on gun control, immigration, marriage equality, the president and the country and seven years ago, 63% of the country supported a pathway to citizenship. this year, that number has jumped nine points. a critical shift in public opinion and is not just immigration. today people are already lining up outside of the supreme court to show their support for marriage equality. this week, the court will hear arguments challenging the defense of marriage act and a ban on same-sex marriage. the court has evolved on this issue dramatically. 17 years ago, only 27% of americans were in favor of same-sex marriage. today, well over half the court supports marriage equality. sometimes change is slow. sometimes it's hard to see. sometimes it gets lost in the daily battles out of washington. but this is real. this is what progress looks like. the president and the country are winning the progressive argument and are moving the country forward. joining me now i
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 3:00pm PDT
happening with the rest of the country? they have failed to appeal obama care. it's not going to matter. by the way, the supreme court said so. >> victoria, you're in texas? >> another prime spot. >> you look at the fact that tea party express endorsed 16 senate candidates in 2012, only had 60 members and lost ten members in 2012. they are weakening, weakening, weakening. >> there is no reason for the tea party to exist anymore. let's think back to 2010. why did the tea party exist? they wanted to boot out barack obama. >> they won big. >> the devil's in the detail, and there's differences there. and there's no longer there. you're seeing a fissure in the republican party between those folks and you're starting to see the states work and we're at th state level saying give. >> even some members of the right are agreeing that repeal of a medicare is a losing cause. look at this, joan. >> are you saying that as part of your budget you would repeal your budget of obama care. ryan is saying that his budget is to eliminate obama care. >> i raised the same point yesterday. i think that you're
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
america was seen in the world when we came into office. obama has shown a passionate respect for their country that is sweet music to israeli ears and many liked his push for peace. one newspaper declared "love has paid a royal visit." >> for our sons and daughters are not born to hate. they are taught to hate. so let us fill their young hearts with the same understanding and compassion that we hope others have for them. >> he mailed tribute to zionism at the grave of its modern founder. the new friendlier approach is already working and he's urging israeli prime minister netanyahu -- he's made a surprising apology to his turkish counterpart in 2009 obama's first big policy speech was in crier ro. -- cairo. >> and this cycle of suspicion and discord mustened. >> tonight the president arrived in jordan knowing many in the arab world watched that speech and waited and wapetted. in this trendy tafoya in the jordanian capital those i talked tofelt let down, further -- to felt let down. >> i think he is exactly like all the american presidents that preceded him. his visit came again to rein
FOX News
Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT
country. high taxation and high debt are holding back the economy and the g.o.p. believes mr. obama is creating a nation at war with itself. the affluent vs. the nonaffluent. over the weekend senator ted cruze of texas, a conservative, delivered a very emotional speech at cpac. >> my father came from cuba. he had been in prison. he had been tortured in cuba. and he came to texas with nothing, with 100 in his underwear. didn't speak a word of english. washed dishes making 50 cents an hour. in someone had came up to that 18-year-old kid avenue as he was washing dishes and suggested to him that 55 years hence his son would be sworn into office as a united states senator representing the great state of texas. [ applause ] that would have been unimaginable. >> now mr. cruze says his dad made it on his own without government assistance. he worked hard and provide for his family and now his son has achieved the american dream. that's the way this country is supposed to work. but president obama himself has a very compelling story to tell. his father abandoned him. he was raised primarily b
FOX News
Mar 19, 2013 1:00am PDT
american dream. that's the way this country is supposed to work. but president obama himself has a very compelling story to tell. his father abandoned him. he was raised primarily by his maternal grandparents in hawaii. he had few resources. yet, barack obama rose up to become the most powerful man in the world, a stunning achievement. how much the system helped mr. obama is unknown as his college records have been kept private. we don't know the extent of affirmative action. we don't know how much the government subsidized his climb to the top. it would be very helpful to have that information simply to be fair to the president and his vision there is no president obama believes his discuss is is due to government that goes to the famous line "you didn't build that." so the battle lines are now drawn between senator cruise who believes in the free market and small government and president obama who wants the government partially regulate the economy and is trying to impose a giant co-loss us is in washington. that's the struggle that we the american people are enduring right now.
ABC
Mar 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
the country. >> next, president obama is getting ready for a trip overseas. the long-standing problem he will be confronted with when he arrives at the destination. >> cash for weapons? the bay area county getting ready to hold another gun buyback >> now developing news we brought you earlier, authorities say they found a 90-year-old san jose man who was recorded missing yesterday. he was found safe just a short while ago. authorities were concerned about his safety because he suffers from alzheimer's disease. >> there is going to an second gun buyback if santa clara after a successful high back got 1,100 firearms. it will be held on saturday with the county using left over money from an early event to fund this buy back. authorities will pay up to $100 for each handgun, shotgun, or rifle and $200 for assault weapons. no questions asked. >> today the. sonoma county supervisors will adopt an ordinance to make it easier for cyclists and pedestrians to sue driver whose intentionally threaten or harass them. the proposal being pushed by bicycling advocates after recent crashes that injure
CSPAN
Mar 21, 2013 8:00pm EDT
matter? you have a cougar woman voted for obama. country moves to a net generation of leadership, bringarely reach back and in an older nominee. that was a factor for senator mccain running against president obama and partly a factor in governor romney running. .hat is an interesting dynamic at our potential field, there is a lot of young, fresh faces in the republican party. i think it would be very healthy. if you look at marco rubio, paul ryan, kelly ayotte, bobby jindal. very clear generational shift going on in the republican party moving forward. the democrats look like they might reach back. jackie's -- john kasick's numbers have been rising dramatically. i suspect you will see that with other governors as a welter it -- s well. that onlineatch at c-span dot org. c-span.org. coming up, president obama visits the west bank and jerusalem. then we will talk about the federal budget. journal,xt washington a look at the gun-control debate and the possibility of an assault weapons ban. discussion that revealed 32 members of congress hired relative to work other campaigns during
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2013 1:00pm PDT
landscape of equal rights in this country. earlier today, president obama addressed a naturalization ceremony for new citizens challenging lawmakers to, quote, have courage when the debate resumes next month. perhaps the most volatile issue facing lawmakers right now, the debate over proposed new gun safety measures. this weekend marked 100 days since the sandy hook elementary school massacre, and gun reform advocates are clearly frustrated with the lack of action from lawmakers. organizers are planning a day of action this thursday with events aimed at reducing gun violence across the country. with the future of an assault weapons ban hanging in the balance, and the future of background checks also uncertain, this week new york mayor michael bloomberg's group, mayors against illegal guns, announced it will shell out $12 million on a tv ad campaign in 13 states. >> for me, guns are for hunting and protecting my family. i believe in the second amendment, and i'll fight to protect it. but with rights come responsibilities. that's why i support comprehensive background checks so crimina
Comedy Central
Mar 21, 2013 7:00pm PDT
get you. [cheers and applause] this man doesn't get it. israel is a divided country that feels beseiged by terrorists, and whose politics are increasingly dictated by a small, hard-right minority. obama can't relate to that! [laughter] and if you need more proof that the president is no friend of israel, just do the math: back in 2007, president bush supported israel with $2.3 billion in foreign military aid. this year, president obama wants to bring that down to just $3.1 billion. [laughter] i know, it looks like it's going up, but remember, in hebrew you read charts from right to left. [cheers and applause] all right? [cheers and applause] and our worst fears about obama were confirmed when he appointed as secretary of defense former senator and man who just learned his dog died-- chuck hagel. [laughter] hagel has a history of troubling statements. he once said the jewy lobby intimidate dates a lot people and i'm not an israeli senator i'm a united states senator. clearly this man doesn't understand that when it comes to israel, there are certain things you can't say. for ins
Comedy Central
Mar 26, 2013 9:00am PDT
over mistakes that led to the death of activists on the flotilla. >> jon: wait, what? obama brokered a peace agreement between israel and turkey, two countries no one knew was fighting? gee, i can't wait to see what he does with bosnia and denmark situation. but for more on this historic breakthrough we're joined by senior middle east correspondent aasif mandvi. very exciting news. ( cheers and applause ) you are there live in the west bank. what is the mood like there? >> well, jon, palestinians here are thrilled with this important step towards peace >> jon: yes to see the historic israel-turkey conflict finally come to a peaceful end after thousands upon thousands of hours. i mean, there are countless israeli and turkish three-year-olds who have never seen peace between these two countries. i mean, i spoke to one palestinian who said, "good for turkey. they've suffered for so long." >> jon: i have to say that's somewhat surprising >> sorry. i misread that. that should have read, "oh, good for turkey. they've suffered for so long." >> jon: that makes more sense. ( cheers and applause
CBS
Mar 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
assault are occurring every friday night, every saturday night across this country. >> now the victim in the case said she was too drunk to consent and only found out about the attack after seeing text messages and media. >>> president barack obama will visit israel on his first presidential trip to the country. they are getting ready for increased security calling it the most important visit since former president george bush's in 2009. the president has fence mening to do with israelis if he hopes to restore the middle east peace process. >>> thomas perez will meet with the press secretary. he was in charge of the justice department and he will be the first latino to be nominated for his cabinet. >>> today they plan to take up the issue to require i.d. and they will hear arguments on the issue of whether or not they must proof their sit is sent ship to vote. they will try keep illegal immigrants from voting. >> -- sal, let's look at the traffic, hey, sal. >>> good morning, traffic is look well around the bay area and we are off to a decent start and it looks good heading out to the mca
FOX
Mar 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
and media. >>> president barack obama will visit israel on his first presidential trip to the country. they are getting ready for increased security calling it the most important visit since former president george bush's in 2009. the president has fence mening to do with israelis if he hopes to restore the middle east peace process. >>> thomas perez will meet with the press secretary. he was in charge of the justice department and he will be the first latino to be nominated for his cabinet. >>> today they plan to take up the issue to require i.d. and they will hear arguments on the issue of whether or not they must proof their sit is sent ship to vote. they will try keep illegal immigrants from voting. >> -- sal, let's look at the traffic, hey, sal. >>> good morning, traffic is look well around the bay area and we are off to a decent start and it looks good heading out to the mcarthur maze, also the morning commute is looking good on the westbound bay bridge coming to the bay area pay gates and there are no major problems, northbound 280 getting to highway 17, that traffic is moving
FOX Business
Mar 20, 2013 9:20am EDT
that someone deliberately is trying to hurt this country. to take away is that president obama is deliberately trying to hurt this country. >> i said, if i were trying to ruin this country, this is what i would do. those are the kinds of things that have ruined many countries before us. we are not the first pinnacle nation to be in the client. we have the opportunity to turn it around. how do we do that? we stop trying to divide the country. you know, we sure of our military and we keep our promises to them. we deal with that like intelligent people do. you do not spend more money to get out of debt. we stop the attacks on morality and the principles that made us into a great nation. charles: can we break any news here about 2016? >> we will have to wait for guy on that one. charles: we really appreciate your comments. thanks a lot. now it is time to try to make you some more money. i have a more conservative by for you. cisco. the food service company. no one ever talks about it. by the way, this whole food service business, it is about $230 billion business. they are going to ge
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
finds 38 percent of israelis believe president obama's attitude toward their country is hostile. only 10 percent view him as favorable. >> parking is a big issue in san francisco, right in we have so many stories this morning ahead, the parking fight dividing a san francisco neighborhood. >> a plane plunges to the ground and crabs -- crashes into the neighborhood. the passengers and the victims on the grounds and the investigation underway. >> he has not been mayor of san francisco for more than 20 years but this morning, you remember this face, someone is jumping a officials in indiana this morning are vetting the deadly crash of a private plane that slammed into a neighborhood. two of the four people in the plane were killed in year's crash. three more people on the ground are in the hospital. the pilot radioed he was having electrical problems before the crash. at least 200 people were evacuated for several hours from the neighborhood because of a gas leak caused bit crash. >> competing meetings are held today about changes in street parking along polk street. the transportation ag
Current
Mar 19, 2013 3:00pm PDT
newspaper asked israelis to describe president obama's relationship with their country. 38% described him as being hostile. 33% called him favorable. and 14% said that president obama was indifferent toward them. you said at the top that president obama is not running for re-election. does he need popularity in israel for any reason right now? >> well, he's not run running for primeisrael. chuck hagel was not running for prime minister of israel either. it is important for israelis to think that the president has their back. even though he pushed the israelis and palestinians to make a peace deal i remember after he left obvious he did a mock poll in another newspapers who do you want to be the next prime minister clinton was polled up there pretty high. it does help for israelis to have a good warm feeling about the united states president. however at the moment when there is no peace process and nothing is happening i find the timing quizzical. it's almost a little bit unseemly. the tenth anniversary of iraq. what is going on in syria there are other regional issues that at the mome
NBC
Mar 25, 2013 12:00am PDT
position, he can't do a deal with obama on the budget or the tea party throw him overboard. chris: before we get this here, can anyone think we can establish and hold in this country a policy of containment, have the weapons, warn not to use them? >> no. chris: the syrian question, do you get a sense that we're talking about under this president, barack obama, of using u.s. forces to do air strikes? are we that close? >> two key political figures in the senate this week called on the president to create a no fly zone over northern syria, carl levin, a democrat senator and senator john mccain. behind them are a growing number of people in the state department, in the administration. i think the principle opposition of that is the white house and the president himself. when you have drown a red line, if the evidence is clear that the syrians have used chemical weapons, he is going to have to act, chris. you shouldn't make any mistake. he has to act. he doesn't want to. he is afraid of getting drawn in. you need to watch very carefully what they say about the evidence. >> he drew that red li
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 10:00am PDT
country that president obama will visit on his middle east trip. let's go to them now. >> all jordanians to welcome you and your distinguished delegation back here in jordan. i fondly remember your visit here several years ago when you were a senator, it is a great delight to welcome you back to jordan as the president of the united states enjoying your second term. we're delighted with the in-depth discussions that were very, very fruitful on the strategic and historic partnership. and you've been an old friend as has the united states for so many decades. we are very grateful, to you, sir, and the administration as well as congress and the american people for the continuous support that has been shown to jordan over so many years. and the u.s. assistance that has helped us throughout so many years, has allowed us to get jordan where we are today. and hopefully will continue to help us advance our shared goals of development, security and regional peace. we did have the opportunity to discuss syria. and obviously we are all horrified by the loss of life and the brutality of t
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Mar 19, 2013 6:30pm PDT
, yes. >> thanks very much. barack obama is set to arrive in israel on wednesday. it will be his first official visit as u.s. president. israel and the u.s. are, of course, close allies, but obama did not travel to the country during his first term. >> that decision was widely considered a snub of israel, and many israelis view the u.s. leader with a bit of skepticism. winning over public opinion is a top priority on this trip along with the stalled middle east peace process and iran's nuclear peace program. >> the white house is on a charm offensive. last week, barack obama spoke on israeli television, addressing directly some of israel's concerns. > i have been crystal clear about my position on iran possessing a nuclear weapon -- that is a red line for us. it is something that would not only be dangerous for israel but would be dangerous for the world, dangerous for u.s. national security interests. >> in washington, it is no secret that obama does not have a good relationship with israel's prime minister, benjamin netanyahu. even if they put on a united front in public, as here in
Comedy Central
Mar 19, 2013 11:30pm PDT
going to last ten years. we have two tops. [laughter] obama is trying to scare us into responsible behavior. >> thousands of teachers and educators will be laid off. air traffic controllers and airport security will see cutbacks which means more delays at airports across the country. emergency responders, their ability to help communities respond to and recover from disasters will be degraded. federal prosecutors have to close cases and let criminals go. >> stephen: don't believe him nation, obama is trying to convince us the sequester is a terrible problem when in fact it's a terrible solution. it was born back in 2011 when obama wanted to raise the debt ceiling. the amount that america can borrow to pay its bills. it's sort of like raising the credit limit on your visa to pay off your mastercard if you had used your mastercard to pay for two trillion-dollar wars. but -- listen, wait. [cheers and applause] they were worth it because now we can use all the free miles to go to the next war. [cheers and applause] but the republicans -- but the republicans would only raise the debt ce
FOX Business
Mar 19, 2013 7:00pm EDT
. how about michelle obama flying all over the country on our dime. with all the fuel it takes plus security we have to provide like shand the president are on permanent vacation. after being retired, recently had to return to the workforce. i don't watch much tv, but attempt to stay informed therefore have concluded "the willis report" is the only reason to watch television. appreciate that. and did you know there is literally an elephant in the room in washington. thanks to uncle sam, taxpayers spending plans of dollars on dumbo and not talking about petty cash. $3.8 million to decrease human elephant conflict. in africa. and don't think you're off the hook this year. an additional way to continue the good fight next year. a huge waste and abuse under wax care dollars. are they clearly nuts. i suggest they start right here. that is my two cents more. thank you for joining as. we will see you right back here tomorrow. ♪ lou: good evening, everybody. the fbi has announced an investigation into possible chinese espionage carried out within the walls of nasa. a chinese national arre
ABC
Mar 23, 2013 5:30pm PDT
stuff of hollywood movies like "armageddon." scientists in this country think we should better prepare for the asteroids or meteors they call city killers. president obama's top scientists telling congress this week we're behind. >> the number of undetected potential city killers is very large. it's in the range of about 10,000 or more. >> reporter: better detection of these objects could help us evacuate target areas and one day even redirect their path. scientists tell us like events we saw in russia happen once in a century. most meteors are much smaller and land in places where they can do no harm. some scientists say last night's meteor landed in the atlantic ocean somewhere. >> we will never know. a lot of people with their eyes to the sky. >>> we're going to turn to a new development in the story we've been following on "world news." the killing of a prison official by a suspect who came to his front door, rang the ball belle and shot him. evidence collected at the scene of a high speed car chase and shoot-out that followed in texas, does link the gunman evan ebel to the murder
FOX News
Mar 23, 2013 2:00am PDT
, too. >> netanyahu is a big boy. what concerns him is what does that show about president obama's real instincts. is he going to war with iran in defense of a country -- that is what netanyahu has to worry about. if to publicly treat netanyahu that way it weakens his opposition in middle east because the allies see how we treat the main allies and discourages allies. >> sean: if you are netanyahu and i see obama giving f-16s, tanks, $1.5 billion to the former head of the muslim brotherhood, mohammed morsi who think the israelis are descendants of apes and pigs, i know what i would be thinking? >> we can control with the egyptian military. >> sean: the military leadership has been changed by morsi. his puppets are in charge? >> we can control it but no rationale for a pegs and morsi the fact is things he has said insults he has toward the israelis and jews and whole attitude, all of that. it goes back to when we threw mubarak under the buses. >> sean: and what happened to the arab spring it was an arab nightmare. i was on the air every night. ambassador bolton were there. there wer
CSPAN
Mar 19, 2013 6:00am EDT
each country involved a briefing memo. when we talk about places that president obama is and is not visiting, there is a personal interest for the nsc stocks -- staff. your memos you have to write, the fewer stops. it is interesting to compare the middle east and our role in it, then and now. "down the major issues that my colleagues have been talking about. the clearest difference is iraq, which i will not dwell on. iraq in january 2008 was one of the main themes of the trip. that is why you go to kuwait to visit camps there. that is different now since the u.s. withdrawal. looking at other issues, the israeli-palestinian issue, and a degenerate 2008,-- january 2008, there was a combination of promise and alarm about a peace practice. promise because of the annapolis conference and the negotiating process we were hoping to kick off at the time. of course we also had read after the conference a big dispute over some construction around to respond, and some things just do not change, but we managed to get over that after the president's trip and have a negotiating process. by may 200
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Mar 22, 2013 1:00pm PDT
have the pest health care of the country. but the thing is these exchanges -- the obama administration is going to definitely work hard to give you examples of people who are uninsured or had preexisting conditions, and are now insured and subsidized under the new system that's going to be very important for their public relations evident when obamacare becomes a reality. >> neil: someone is going to be wrong in 2014. republicans are salivating at the night that it's splintering and deinvolving under them. the famous mitch mcconnell showing all the regulations on the original 2500 page law, i think it was in excess of 12,000 pages. but democrats, we're told, are embracing obamacare, saying certainly by 2014 the good will be obvious, the bad will be distant, and they well be off to the races. some will be very wrong. who? >> i think it's going to be a very difficult transition, and i think it's going to increasingly hear from democrats who want to fix some or another part of obamacare. if it looks like premiums are going up a lot they'll crack down on insurance companies
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 3:00pm PDT
all the refugees coming in from syria. why is that important for the obama administration? >> judy, when i said there were two of the three allies in the region, the third most important ally there for the united states is jordan, a tiny country, but punches above the weight. jordan security forces and intelligence forces are excellent. and i described in the earlier piece some of the role it's playing. but king abdullah's on somewhat shaky ground, the economy is bad, and part of the problem is the refugees are a huge pressure point as the king sort of eloquently said today. few of us saw the foreign minister this afternoon who said it's almost as if-- he said it's as if another eight or nine, the king said 10% has been added to our population. the foreign minister said eye asked him the question the king was asked, would you ever shut your doors? and he said we just can't do that. but i have to say my nightmare scenario is i get a call at 3:00 a.m. and i'm told there are 50,000 refugees at the border, what do we do? >> margaret, just to wrap up quickly, we know the bulk of the pre
PBS
Mar 22, 2013 10:00pm PDT
charismatic, eloquent, inspiring barack obama of 2008 arrived in this country and captivated the nation. i thought the speech in jerusalem was evocative and-- of that standard. i thought it was fresh. it was inspiring. it was elevating. it was eloquent. he spoke candidly to both sides. he talked about the importance of-- he reached across the generational divide to younger israelis. i mean, to people who had been-- not stuck in-- junk and you were were surprised by that. >> i think the white house played it very smart. i have to be honest. the phone call today that margaret and you discussed about-- from prime minister erdogan, putting prime minister on the phone, apologizing for the flotilla deaths and murders, the turkish ship. i just think it was encouraging. i'm not saying that peace at hand bucialght i think it was a very important step in the right direction. the president acknowledged that his requirement at the outset of laying down-- stopping slementz was not wise or necessary at this point in order to proceed. >> woodruff: it was positive? >> i thought it was a remarkable spee
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Mar 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
politician are holding a rally. the country is getting ready for a new election in may. barack obama is going to return to washington later on saturday, ending his middle east trip. on his visit, he promised the u.s. would continue to push for a two-state solution, but let many palestinians disappointed with what they say is a passive political posture on key issues, namely that tracking of his previous demand that israeli settlement building must stop immediately. palestinianthe national initiative says obama abandoning the initiative of settlement building is counterproductive. >> at the time, when the israeli expansion settlement policies are at their peak, and when israel has the most ,xtreme right wing government pointak position at this is not good for the solution he is calling for. it means that a petition of what we had here in the last 20 years, the peace process that as a substitute to peace, a peace process that is a cover to settlement expansion. also, he failed totally in recognizing the system of apartheid and the ground that is killing the possibility of a two-state solu
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 2:00am PDT
that it doesn't underestimate the resolve the two countries. the bigger problem for obama and netanyahu, of course, is dealing with the palestinians with israel locked into the expansion of settlements at the very time that the palestinians are saying there is nothing to talk about and israel continues to posture. >> all right, bob franken, thank you for your time. we appreciate it. >>> thank you. >> turning to sports, an amazing nba come back. a homecoming in cleveland for lebron james who had a triple-double as miami overcame a 27 point deficit and the heat squeaked by the cavs 98-95 and in the process upped their 24th straight win. >>> in the first round of the ncaa tournament, two number 16 seeds and james madison university beat liu brooklyn 68-55 to advance to the second round which starts tomorrow with 16 games. they'll play top seed indiana friday. >>> and then two number 13 seeds, will he sal debeated boise state. they advance to face kansas state. >>> president obama filled out his ncaa brackets. he predicted number one seed louisville will make it to the final fourm
MSNBC
Mar 20, 2013 2:30am PDT
so different. but i love my sister. >>> president obama's initiative to reduce violence in this country has been severely weakened. democratic majority leader harry reid said a ban on assault weapons. >> right now her amendment using the most optimistic numbers has less than 40 votes. that's not 60. i have no get something on the floor so we can have votes on that issue and the other issues that i talked about. and that's what i'm going to try to do. i'm not going to try to put something on the floor that won't succeed. i want something that will succeed. >>> senator dianne feinstein who sponsored the ban was irritated. she said, obviously i'm disappointed. i tried my best, but my best, i guess, was not good enough. you'd think the congress would listen, but they clearly listen to the national rifle association. the ban would have outlawed 160 semiautomatic weapons and limited the size of magazines to 10 rounds. leaders are now debating which proposals will be included under consideration, a measure that would make it a felony to purchase a gun for someone else, a grant program
FOX Business
Mar 18, 2013 9:20am EDT
that president obama is destroying, ruining the country. what does a former big oil executive say about that when it comes to the president's energy policy. all of that next. today is gonna be an important day for us. you ready? we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on site, attention on site. now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. given way to sleeping. tossing and turning have where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep, and lunesta eszopiclone can help you get there, like it has for so many people before. do not take lunesta if you are allergic to anything in it. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving or engaging in other activities while asleep without remembering it the next day have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agita
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Mar 26, 2013 3:00am PDT
better country. >> obama: immigration makes us stronger. it keeps us vibrant. it keeps us hungry. it keeps us prosperous. it is part of what makes this such a dynamic country. >> bill: yes. and the president also saying that a path to citizenship has to be part of any final package by the way. just quickly on another issue we always hear about fox news. it is so right wing. it is not fair and balanced at all. it is the media arm of the republican national committee. i've said that myself many times. the pew research center just did a little analysis of the cable news networks, look at their bias in the sense of how much of their broadcast day is devoted to opinion? and to commentary? fox news, 50% opinion. 45% reporting. 55%. obviously it doesn't add up. 55% opinion. 45% reporting. you can say i told you so. i told you that fox news leans so far to the right. except oops! they looked at msnbc, too and msnbc has 90% opinion during their daytime cycle and evening. 90% on msnbc as compared to fox. i guess you have to say that msnbc leans farther left than fox leans right. >> their sloga
FOX News
Mar 23, 2013 12:00pm PDT
momentum. >> gregg: president obama is warning that extremists could take over the country, reminiscent of nixon's remarks of shah of iran, he is bad but the alternative could be worse. it could happen in syria, could it get worse? >> i think that has always been the fear. i believe that is why the administration has not acted. we've been afraid of the consequence that our actions would be volatile and cause a negative result. the fact of the matter is, we're not involved, the al-qaeda are. greg, it's amazing. they have grown to somewhere in the neighborhood of 10,000 as a rebel force operating to depose the assad regime. they see it as a huge opportunity. they didn't start the arab spring and they take advantage of it. that is certainly a major concern post assad, how much influence would radical islamists have. i am delighted to see us providing aid and training and providing intelligence. hopefully provide some weapons to the rebels to turn the momentum around. >> gregg: and issue of chemical weapons. the president said, issued a warning that using chemical weapons will result in direct
FOX News
Mar 25, 2013 6:00pm PDT
by the epidemic of gun violence in this country. you, the american people have spoken. these ideas shunting controversial, they're common sense. >> sean: president obama is not the only liberal trying to suppress your right to bare arms. and the actor jim carrey decided to offer his two cents into the gun control debate. and take a look at the highly offensive web video he participated in and mocks gun owners and the legacy of charlton heston. it's called, quote, "cold dead hand". ♪ charl heston movies are no longer ♪ ♪ take him up to heaven like he planned ♪ ♪ that gun from his cold, dead hand ♪ >> what did he say? >> ♪ takes the cold dead hand to decide to pull the trigger ♪ ♪ cold dead heart as near as i can figure ♪ ♪ what your cold hand (bleep), but we know ♪ >> apparently that was not enough for ace ventura, yesterday took to twitter cold dead hand is about your heartless expletives, unwilling to bend because of your children. and good morning, i hope you're enjoying your cold dead hand, my bodyguard doesn't have a hundred rounds in his clip. and all t
FOX News
Mar 22, 2013 4:00pm PDT
of us, shep? >> shepard: elizabeth plan live tonight near quantico. president obama says he is worried now about syria becoming a refuge for extremist. the president spoke during a news conference king abdullah. hundreds of thousands of refugees have poured in trying to escape the country's bloody civil war. president obama is warning even after bashar assad eventually leaves there is a risk extremists will take over. >> they thrive in failed states. they thrive in power vacuums. they don't have much to offer when it comes to actually building things but they are very good about exploiting situations that, you know, are no longer functioning. >> shepard: and no matter how this unfolds, the president says the outcome in syria is not going to be ideal our chief white house correspondent traveling with live in amman jordan. the president is getting more pressure to use military in syria. >> he he is the president wept out and vowed that he would rid asyria of all the extremist still left there a sign that he is ready to kill more people. is he digging in even deeper president obam
PBS
Mar 21, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. his audience, mostly made up of it is really college students, had that president obama lockley and their achievements, condemning their enemies, and affirming the unbreakable bond between the countries, including to prevent iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. that together we share a commitment for security for our citizens and the stability of the middle east and north africa. together, we share a focus on advancing economic growth around the globe and strengthening the middle class within our own countries. together, we share a stake in the success of democracy. >> but the meat of the speech, the real message came towards the end. the u.s. president made it abundantly clear he was not going to walk away from a two- state solution, israel and palestine existing side by side. >> is really must recognize that continued settlement activity is counter active. a counter -- is counterproductive and independent palestine is of importance with real borders. >> well-received by the enthusiastic young audience, it will not go well with the center-right government. againstler, so opening th
CSPAN
Mar 22, 2013 1:00am EDT
president obama for the economic problems in this country. he is by far the most unpopular ex-president. that was the problem with election day for you, trying to blend the obama administration for the mess in this country, where the public overwhelmingly believed it was george bush and republican congress have made that mess. >> i would suggest that romney did not do a good job of letting people have the facts that would cause them to hold the obama administration accountable for their policies. i do not take the difference and what you are saying -- >> before these two begin wrestling -- we want to expand the conversation because we want to include questions. >> i am sorry, but having worked for governor romney and president bush, i feel obliged to make a couple of points. >> take your time. [laughter] >> the bush library opens next week, and i believe as people look at his record compared to president obama's record, it will stack up very well, and history will be kind to him. in terms of governor romney, there are things the campaign did wrong. there is a lot of reflection on that.
PBS
Mar 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
possible chemical weapons attack in northern syria. mr. obama said last year that if the regime used such weapons, it would cross a red line of its own. >> i've instructed my teams to work closely with all other countries in the region and international organizations and institutions to find out precisely whether or not this red line was crossed. i will note, without at this point having all the facts before me, that we know the syrian government has the capacity to carry out chemical weapon attacks. we know that there are those in the syrian government who have expressed a willingness to use chemical weapons if necessary to protect themselves. i am deeply skeptical of any claim that in fact it was the opposition that used chemical weapons. the broader point is, is that once we establish the facts, i have made clear that the use of chemical weapons is a game changer. >> warner: both leaders spoke extensively about iran and about the different timetables the countries are on for possible military action to prevent an iranian nuclear weapon. mr. obama said he thinks there is still time for
FOX News
Mar 20, 2013 8:00pm PDT
president obama are obscuring serious problems in this country. does the president live well in the white house? yes, he does. is there money wasted there? you bet there is. every other president in history has lived in comfort. it looks like president bush the younger had a bigger white house budget than barack obama does. this is a trivial pursuit. and michele bachmann made a mistake pursuing it. with the nation now owing close to $17 trillion, i wish the president were more like pope francis, who has a cardinal in argentina rejected of all the lavish perks. mr. obama is entitled to protection, convenience and comfort as he he runs the nation. congresswoman bachmann and all the opponents of president obama should zero in on what's really important, the president's failure to deal with out-of-control spending and his core belief that america is not a fair country. that's what's important. not who is walking the presidential dog. by the way, that's the gardner who walks the dog. and he has always walked the dogs. and how many movies the obamas watch? jimmy carter watched 300 movies.
MSNBC
Mar 25, 2013 9:00am PDT
a quote from the "washington post" yesterday. president obama now finds himself enacting a broad public policy that he doesn't support and believes will harm the country. president of the economic policy institute said president obama shoulders part of the blame, i think they brought it on themselves to the extent they validated the deficit issue. >> we keep having not just republicans, but democrats agree to be on the playing field. where all we're talking about is how do we shrink the debt, how do we attack the deficits. we've gone completely off the plot. when president obama got elected to do was not deal with the deficit and debt. long-term, want to deal with it, don't want to let it get out of control. but our problem is the economy and jobs, that's where the president started. even democrats have managed to get on to this playing field where and the media and the beltway, everyone in washington agrees, we've got to talk about deficits and debt all the time. and it drives me crazy. the other thing that drives me crazy and i don't understand is why do republicans still think
SFGTV2
Mar 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
washington, as well as the 100th birthday of our dear sister rosa parks. as our country continues to celebrate the beginning and as our country continues to celebrate the beginning of the second term of our great president, president barack obama. now, it's easy to take for granted the progress that we've made as a country because we are forever looking to solve today's problems and as we continue to meet tomorrow's challenges as we shape our future. but what it is, it's definitely worthwhile to take a look back at the great works of our predecessor and the brave men and women who have paved the way for progress that we enjoy here in the 21st century. and if you look around, many of those men and women are right here with us in the rotunda today. we remember the people who braved police dogs and fire hoses turned against them by their own government officials in the south, people who believed that an idea -- believed in an idea that we're all created equal and that we're willing to risk and that we're willing to risk their life in the purchase soul of a lofty promise in america. toda
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Mar 19, 2013 3:00am PDT
we were just falling way, way way behind. so what you have when obama comes into office is a country that is culturally getting ready to support gay people but there are no laws that support them in anyway. but politically in washington we were just grossly behind the times, and i think what you see in those years is -- you know, a deep freeze that starts to thaw very quickly when it starts to thaw. but those constitutional mare page mangedments got just ahead of the wave and locked in homophobia and discrimination just ahead of the wave of public opinion. >> bill: yeah, i think it was maybe 45% just a couple of years ago. >> yeah, in 2008 it was between like 38 and 42 even. even among republicans here it says that -- that even though there's only 34% of republicans there this poll support same-sex marriage. it is still up 18 points since 2004. that's still an inamazing amount of progression. >> bill: and do you attribute it to the fact that everybody discovers they have a gay son, daughter, niece, or something like that. >> yep. >> bill: and maybe the electorate are getting younger
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Mar 22, 2013 5:00am PDT
guest book there. president obama las night in israel awarded the country's medal of distinction, their highest honor. president shimon peres saying the bonds have reached an unprecedented level between the two countries. this morning, president obama participating in three wreath layings before heading to bethlehem. a dust storm grounded his chopper. he ended up going by motorcade. president obama spending part of his day today in bethlehem, part with king abdullah in jordan. in jordan, he is likely to talk about the war in syria and how that war, that spillover, of 350,000 refugees has affected and drained resources in jordan. jon? >> tracie potts in capitol hill. thank you for the update. >>> three people are dead after shooting at a marine base in virginia. a spokesman said a marine shot and killed another reason late last night. that shooting led to a standoff between authorities and the suspect that hid in a barracks at the base. authorities went inside the barracks early this morning and found the suspect and another victim dead. a bay spokesperson said the second victim w
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Mar 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
wade where it came down to a decision the country was not ready to accept. even though obama administration didn't want to take a really broad ruling here, the solicitor general surprised many people by saying we should only require gay marriage and marriage equality in the eight states that recognize civil unions. and they urged the court not to create a national right to gay marriage that would apply to the entire country. >> when you start talking about, for example, you don't know the effects of something. most recently as it relates to allowing gays into, for example, the military. you had many people, many organizations who said it would cause morale to drop and would cause all kinds of issues and we now know actual reports from the military, that that is not the case. >> that's absolutely right. the very same, a utilities were made by people trying to support bans on interracial marriage in the 1960s. and the court rejected those arguments. in other cases, justice alito has been willing to take leap in lightest new technology. and he has held a global positioning track
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Mar 25, 2013 12:30am PDT
u.s. business. >> what about the minimum wage in this country, howard? is 725 enough? lots of pushes to take that up to $9 as president obama as talked about. >> i think the minimum wage issue is a double-edged sword. and what i would not want to see is the minimum wage go up and as a result of that employers starting to hire less people or cutting people's hours. and so you have to be very careful of the unintended consequences. on balance, i am a supporter of the minimum wage going up, but i think we have to be very, very careful. and i would say in terms of the health care law that is going to go into effect, there are significant unintended consequences that was not thought out as much as it should have that will significantly affect the cost structure of small businesses. and this is an example where i think you've got to be very careful with this kind of transformation legislation that ultimately perhaps has a negative effect on the economy. >> before you go, you've got to give us some reaction to this comic book basically about your life. you're now a superhero, howard.
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
is through the realization of an independent and viable palestine. >> president obama told students the u.s. is the best friend of the country and will never back down on commitment to the defense. the president traveled to the west bank where he urged president abbas to relaunch peace talk was israel. >> a stopgap spending bill to keep the government open is now awaiting president obama's signature. house passed a bill side stepping a threat of a shut down. the measure funding operating budgets of every cabinet agency throughout end of september. leaving in place automatic cuts to domestic programs but does ease the impact of other cuts. effort underway a bill in san francisco would require state and local authorities to get a warrant to hand over your e mails. current law says e mails are fair game if they've been opened or more than six months old. saying electronic communications should nobody different which authorities cannot access without a warrant. >> well, hates a throw away anymore the disposable film festival is here to stay and takes place tonight and friday. it's a ven
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Mar 20, 2013 5:00pm PDT
house which is expected to approve it tomorrow then send it to president obama to prevent a government shutdown next week. >>> a bay area boy scout council has become the first in the country to call for the boy scouts to drop its policy banning openly gay adults and youth. a recent survey conducted by the council found that 65% of respondents wanted current membership policy changed and 81% of the council's active scouts favor dropping the ban as well. last year they denied a boy his eagle scout rank because he is openly gay. it will work to pressure the boy scouts to change their membership policy. >>> the wet weather we've seen here has also been dropping snow up in the sierra. chain controls were in effect early this morning. the weather system caused officials to postpone today's start to the u.s. alpine championships at squaw valley. that is expected to start tomorrow and run through sunday. >>> the rain was in and out in about 24 hours just as bill martin told us to expect. >> it wasn't a lot. at times we heavy rain. just scattered showers today. those are going to linger into t
CW
Mar 23, 2013 10:00pm PDT
: president obama spent the first three days of his mid-east visit here in israel. he reaffirmed his commitment to the country's security and sat down through several meetings with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. >> reporter: president obama also used a speech to israeli students to make a direct appeal to peace with the palestinians. an israeli journalist says local reporters were skeptical about president obama's trip but watched him make a connection. >> he used all the tricks. he was so charm ing. he charmed all the israelis. >> reporter: he says he doesn't expect president obama back anytime soon unless there's a major breakthrough in israeli palestinian peace talks. >> this trip was the first foreign visit of the president's second term. >>> the family was crushed underneath the sign. >> something no one would ever expect at an airport. a 300-pound airport sign falls on them. >> many gathers south of rome hoping to catch another glimpse of a historic day for the pope. and why it was suddenly lights out tonight on the bay bridge! >> after a beautiful saturday, how about an en
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 9:00pm PDT
country. >> ezra, msnbc analyst, thank you. >> thanks. >>> president obama gave a big, very highly anticipated speech in jerusalem today. while he was in jerusalem he got a major award. the way the american news media covered that moment will be the most amazing picture you see today. that is next. all stations come over to mission a for a final go. this is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. five seconds. three, two, one. standing by for capture. the most innovative software on the planet... dragon is captured. is connecting today's leading companies to places beyond it. siemens. answers. glass on floors. daily chores. for the little mishaps you feel use neosporin to help you heal. it kills germs so you heal four days faster. neosporin. use with band-aid brand bandages. but first you've got to get him to say, "hello." new crest 3d white arctic fresh toothpaste. use it with these 3d white products, and whiten your teeth in just 2 days. new crest 3d white toothpaste. life opens up when you do. >>> for the interview tonight we will se
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
of it. being rooted in policies for the country. >> ezra, msnbc analyst, thank you. >> thanks. >>> president obama gave a big, very highly anticipated speech in jerusalem today. while he was in jerusalem he got a major award. the way the american news media covered that moment will be the most amazing picture you see today. that is next. today is gonna be an important day for us. you ready? we wanna be our brother's keeper. what's number two we wanna do? bring it up to 90 decatherms. how bout ya, joe? let's go ahead and bring it online. attention on site, attention on site. now starting unit nine. some of the world's cleanest gas turbines are now powering some of america's biggest cities. siemens. answers. [ sighs ] [ ringing continues, dog barks ] [ male announcer ] staples makes it easier to get everything your business needs. [ dog whimpers ] even paper towels. and now get a scott mega roll paper towel 6 pack for $4.99. staples. that was easy. for $4.99. some people will do anything to help eliminate litter box odor. ♪ discover tidy cats pure nature. clumping litter with
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 11:00am PDT
including protests and an attack. president obama is making pleas for peace and promises of support. >> president obama addressed a large auditorium of young israelis. >> i believe you will shave our future and given the ties between our countries, i believe your future is bound to ours. >> after that remark, a heckler shouted something and the president quickly recovered. >> this is part of the lively debate we talked about. this is good. [ applause ] >> in an early news conference with palestinian print abbas, he criticized israel over treatment of palestinians in the west bank. >> i have returned to the west bank because the united states is dopily -- deeply committed to a sovereign state of palestine. the palestinian people deserve an end to occupation and the daily indignities that come with it. >> the president says peace is possible. both presidents say that. >> we are ready to implement all our commitments and obligations. >> there was no peace this morning as militants fired into southern israel and palestinian protesters took to the streets claiming president obama is bias
FOX
Mar 17, 2013 10:00pm PDT
open to lifting tax loopholes as part of the deal. >>> president obama will visit israel this week his first presidential trip to the country. police in jerusalem were getting ready for their trip calling it the most important visit since 2009. some 15,000 personnel are being deployed. >>> graffiti in the west bank has already defaced posters of mr. obama but so far the subject matter is light. the protests are over a lack of mobile wireless in the region. >>> gop fundraiser carl rowe fired back at sarah palin that candidates should go back home and run for office. >> i don't think i'm a balding fat guy. if i did run for office and win i would serve out my term i would not leave office midterm. >> reporter: rowe was referring to palin's decision to leave her seat. she also accused rowe of making millions from consultants. rowe spoke out saying he is a volunteer who doesn't take a dine from the superpack. >>> ktvu's mike mibach. >> reporter: this was a picture a little more than a year ago. this is a picture of oakland radicalism today. >> make the rsvp picking up the title. >> repo
LINKTV
Mar 25, 2013 3:00pm PDT
did. i think mr. obama could and should overcome whatever has made him hesitate. we in this country not only don't have a federal employment program, republicans and democrats have not even put it on the floor to debate it as an important issue, even though it comes out of our own history. i say put our people to work. they want to work. the federal reserve says 20% of our factory and office space is sitting unused. we have people who want to work, the tools, equipment, and raw materials for them to work with. lord knows we need the wealth that they could produce. put them to work and make it a national issue. >> where does the money come from? >> roosevelt went to the wealthy and corporations and said to them, "you must give me the money to take care of the massive people because if you don't, we're going to have a catastrophe in this country. we're going to have a social revolution." my argument is, let's go back to the same tax rates that roosevelt imposed, or at least in that neighborhood, which is much higher on wealthy people and much higher on corporations than we have today.
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2013 9:00am PDT
chris matthews and chris hayes. >>> as president obama prepares for his first presidential visit to israel, support for the country has never been higher. but that doesn't mean that americans want the white house brokering a peace deal any time soon. we'll preview the president's trip and the unbreakable yet complicated bond between the two countries just ahead. oh this is soft. this is so so soft. hey hun, remember you only need a few sheets. hmph! [ female announcer ] charmin ultra soft is so soft you'll have to remind your family they can use less. ♪ charmin ultra soft is made with extra cushions that are soft and more absorbent. plus you can use four times less. hope you saved some for me. mhmm! you and the kids. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft. love your passat! um. listen, gary. i bought the last one. nice try. says right here you can get one for $199 a month. you can't believe the lame-stream media, gary. they're all gone. maybe i'll get one. [ male announcer ] now everyone's going to want one. you can't have the same car as me, gary! i'm gettin' one
CNBC
Mar 20, 2013 5:00am EDT
terms of the country's political events. back to you. >> okay. thank you very much for that. coming up, speaking of political events, president obama makes his first official trip to israel as a u.s. president. this after a recent poll shows only 10% of israelis view him favorably. we'll be live in jerusalem with more when we come back. don't go anywhere. zap technology. arrival. with hertz gold plus rewards, you skip the counters, the lines, and the paperwork. zap. it's our fastest and easiest way to get you into your car. it's just another way you'll be traveling at the speed of hertz. >>> >>> now the tiny island of cyprus' finance minister is appealing to russia for help. fresh off talks this morning, negotiations were constructive but no deal has been struck for a loan or further aid at this time. steve sedgwick spoke with the finance minister after that meeting. here's what he had to say. >> a very good first meeting. very constructive. very honest discussion. we underscored how difficult the situation is and we'll now continue our discussions to find a solution by which we will g
CNN
Mar 22, 2013 9:00am PDT
president obama asked to meet her. >> they're from very different countries, different continents and decades apart in age, but they have a few things in common. they both share a rather unusual, nontraditional kind of backgrounds and unlikely rise to fame. >> yeah. >> nearly ten years after her arrival as an ethiopian immigrant in the holy grand, she gained worldwide attention when she was chosen as the first black miss israel. the 21-year-old beauty queen served in the israeli army and worked as a salesclerk in a clothing store before a friend entered her name in the contest. within a matter of weeks she was invited to an exclusive 120-seat gala dinner for barack obama in honor of his first visit to israel as president. >> translator: i'm very excited to meet the two presidents, president shimon perez and president obama. they invited me because of an historical significance. for the first time an ethiopian is representing israel, and he is the first african-american ordered to lead. >> she was ordered to live with her grandparents when she was 12. obama has been one of her idol
FOX News
Mar 20, 2013 8:00am PDT
there in that very small country an illustration how tiny israel is. president obama has already arrived at the home the prime minister, benjamin netanyahu, where with his left-handed signature there you see he is signing the guest book. there is prime minister netanyahu. jenna: trying to make out the words just to see what he is signing? jon: would be interesting to see what he is, good close-up by the camera crew but we don't know exactly what he is saying. at any rate the president on his first visit to israel as president. we will continue our coverage in just a moment. >> announcer: you never know when, but thieves can steal your identity and turn your life upside down. >> hi. >> hi. you know, i can save you 15% today if you open up a charge card account with us. >> you just read my mind. >> announcer: just one little piece of information and they can open bogus accounts, stealing your credit, your money and ruining your reputation. that's why you need lifelock to relentlessly protect what matters most... [beeping...] helping stop crooks before your identity is attacked. and
FOX
Mar 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
policies they burned flags from each country and a picture of president obama. we'll hear more from president obama, it wrapped up moments ago. live in washington, ktvu. >>> the woman accused of kicking a small child in the golden gate park is due back in court. it comes after last week's arraignment was delayed because she started screaming and disrupted the court proceedings. >>> she's facing five charges that include felony assault and child endangerment. police say she kicked that small child to the ground for no reason >>> the 26-year-old is facing life in prison without the possibility of patrol. he killed a 45-year-old engineer in virginia during a robbery. the victim was in oakland for a teeth-cleaning appointment before a job interview at google the next day he robbed the victim of $17 and shot him three times. >>> don't be alarmed if you see low-flying planes. the fda has notified the airport that they will test out an instrument landing system that was recently upgraded. the low-level flyovers are scheduled for throughout the day. >>> time now 5:16, tiger woods is explain
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2013 1:00am PDT
for the country. >> ezra, msnbc analyst, thank you. >> thanks. >>> president obama gave a big, very highly anticipated speech in jerusalem today. while he was in jerusalem he got a major award. the way the american news media covered that moment will be the most amazing picture you see today. that is next. want younger looking eyes that say wow? with olay, here's how. new regenerist eye and lash duo. the cream smooths the look of lids... softens the look of lines. the serum instantly thickens the look of lashes. see wow! eyes in just one week with olay. [ sneezing ] she may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec®. powerful allergy relief for adults and kids six years and older. zyrtec®. love the air. >>> for the interview tonight we will set an all-time attendance on this show for the most guests in one segment. you made need a bigger tv. hold on. here we see hair faces and we look upon their lives and the art they created, and the prayer books think created. they have hate etched into their arms, they were not numbers. they were men and women and children and so many children
KICU
Mar 19, 2013 11:30pm PDT
bay. for a few minutes there was an unusual situation. both president obama and vice president joe biden were out of the country. as biden was returning from the vatican. >>> a mother and toddler were in this car when it went down an embankment. >>> it's one of san francisco's most popular events. the organization that runs it is missing in action. how the mission is trying to >>> emergency crews rescued a mother and her young daughter after their vehicle went down an embankment. fire officials tell us the 29- year-old mother suffered broken bones and cuts but her 3-year- old daughter only suffered minor injuries because she was strapped into her car seat. >>> a popular san francisco celebration could be in danger. carnaval is having money problems. >> reporter: every year for the past 34 years hundreds of thousands of people have been blocking to the mission to watch this, carnaval. but this year's carnaval scheduled for may 25th and 26th in s in financial jeopardy. there's been talk that the celebration may be canceled. >> you can't cancel christmas. you can't cancel carnaval. >>
CSPAN
Mar 24, 2013 10:20pm EDT
it. you take what you can get. >> have you counted the number of countries you have traveled to? guest: about 120. host: one of the questions you posed to president obama on the affordable care act, syria's bill plante.-- here is bill plante. >> thank you mr. president. anybody on capitol hill will say that there is no chance that the american jobs act in its current state passes either house. you have been out on the campaign trail baying away to pass this bill. it begins to look like you're campaigning and following the harry truman model against the do-nothing congress instead of negotiating. are you negotiating? >> i am open to negotiations. what is also true is they need to do something. the question then is will congress do something? if congress does something, i cannot run against a do-nothing congress. if congress does nothing, then it is not a matter of me running against them. the american people will run them out of town. host: did he answer your question? guest: no, he turned to his advantage. the question really was is there any point in continuing to talk about th
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